High impact research on photonics

We would like to share with you a selection of recent articles published in the Royal Society of Chemistry journals Energy & Environmental Science (EES), Nanoscale and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics (PCCP) in the area of photonics.

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With an Impact Factor of 11.65, which is rising fast, EES is the ideal place to publish your research.

Recent developments in high-temperature photonic crystals for energy conversion
Veronika Rinnerbauer, Sidy Ndao, Yi Xiang Yeng, Walker R. Chan, Jay J. Senkevich, John D. Joannopoulos, Marin Soljačić and Ivan Celanovic
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE22731B, Review Article

Plasmonic solar water splitting
Scott C. Warren and Elijah Thimsen
DOI: 10.1039/C1EE02875H, Review Article

Upconverter solar cells: materials and applications
J. de Wild, A. Meijerink, J. K. Rath, W. G. J. H. M. van Sark and R. E. I. Schropp
DOI: 10.1039/C1EE01659H, Perspective

Optical, electrical, and solar energy-conversion properties of gallium arsenide nanowire-array photoanodes
Shu Hu, Chun-Yung Chi, Katherine T. Fountaine, Maoqing Yao, Harry A. Atwater, P. Daniel Dapkus, Nathan S. Lewis and Chongwu Zhou
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE40243F, Paper

Fabrication and assembly of ultrathin high-efficiency silicon solar microcells integrating electrical passivation and anti-reflection coatings
Yuan Yao, Eric Brueckner, Lanfang Li and Ralph Nuzzo
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE42230E, Paper

Biodegradable transparent substrates for flexible organic-light-emitting diodes
Hongli Zhu, Zhengguo Xiao, Detao Liu, Yuanyuan Li, Nicholas J. Weadock, Zhiqiang Fang, Jinsong Huang and Liangbing Hu
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE40492G, Communication

High-performance hybrid plastic films: a robust electrode platform for thin-film optoelectronics
Jungho Jin, Jaemin Lee, Seonju Jeong, SeungCheol Yang, Ji-Hoon Ko, Hyeon-Gyun Im, Se-Woong Baek, Jung-Yong Lee and Byeong-Soo Bae
DOI: 10.1039/C3EE24306K, Paper

VO2–Sb:SnO2 composite thermochromic smart glass foil
Yanfeng Gao, Shaobo Wang, Litao Kang, Zhang Chen, Jing Du, Xinling Liu, Hongjie Luo and Minoru Kanehira
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21119J, Paper

Broadband and wide angle antireflection of sub-20 nm GaAs nanograss
Srikanth Ravipati, Jiann Shieh, Fu-Hsiang Ko, Chen-Chieh Yu, Hsuen-Li Chen, Chia-Tien Wu and Szu-Hung Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C2EE21558F, Paper

Nanoscale publishes community-spanning research across the fields of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Its Impact Factor is currently 6.23.

Efficient photon management with nanostructures for photovoltaics
Bo Hua, Qingfeng Lin, Qianpeng Zhang and Zhiyong Fan
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR01152F, Review Article

Infrared colloidal lead chalcogenide nanocrystals: Synthesis, properties, and photovoltaic applications
Huiying Fu and Sai-Wing Tsang
DOI: 10.1039/C2NR11836J, Review Article

Lanthanide-doped luminescent nano-bioprobes: from fundamentals to biodetection
Yongsheng Liu, Datao Tu, Haomiao Zhu, En Ma and Xueyuan Chen
DOI: 10.1039/C2NR33239F, Feature Article

Optical antennas as nanoscale resonators
Mario Agio
DOI: 10.1039/C1NR11116G, Feature Article

Reflective plasmonic color filters based on lithographically patterned silver nanorod arrays
Guangyuan Si, Yanhui Zhao, Jiangtao Lv, Mengqian Lu, Fengwen Wang, Hailong Liu, Ning Xiang, Tony Jun Huang, Aaron J. Danner, Jinghua Teng and Yan Jun Liu
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR01419C, Communication

Multicolor patterning using holographic woodpile photonic crystals at visible wavelengths
Sung-Gyu Park and Seung-Man Yang
DOI: 10.1039/C3NR00644A, Communication

PCCP is committed to publishing the best research across physical chemistry, chemical physics and biophysical chemistry.

The photophysics of porous silicon: technological and biomedical implications
Gennady E. Kotkovskiy, Yury A. Kuzishchin, Igor L. Martynov, Alexander A. Chistyakov and Igor Nabiev
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP42019H, Perspective

Plasmonic fluorescence enhancement by metal nanostructures: shaping the future of bionanotechnology
Daniel Darvill, Anthony Centeno and Fang Xie
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP50415H, Perspective

Resonance optical manipulation of nano-objects based on nonlinear optical response
Tetsuhiro Kudo and Hajime Ishihara
DOI: 10.1039/C3CP51969D, Perspective

Molecular optoelectronics: the interaction of molecular conduction junctions with light
Michael Galperin and Abraham Nitzan
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP40636E, Perspective

Nanoparticle surface electromagnetic fields studied by single-particle nonlinear optical spectroscopy
Manabendra Chandra and Kenneth L. Knappenberger
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP43271D, Paper

Switching of emissive and NLO properties in push–pull chromophores with crescent PPV-like structures
Carmine Coluccini, Arvind K. Sharma, Marco Caricato, Angelo Sironi, Elena Cariati, Stefania Righetto, Elisa Tordin, Chiara Botta, Alessandra Forni and Dario Pasini
DOI: 10.1039/C2CP43140H, Paper

Faraday Discussion 174 will be on the topic of “Organics, Photonics & Electronics”. The oral abstract submission deadline is the 18th November 2013. Find out more here.

You may also be interested in the following themed issues in PCCP:

Plasmonics and spectroscopy
Guest Editor: Pablo Etchegoin

Optical studies of single metal nanoparticles
Guest Editors: Greg Hartland, Hiromi Okamoto, Michel Orrit and Peter Zijlstra

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